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Royals shift schedule for possible Chiefs NFL opener

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Major League Baseball's Kansas City Royals are moving a scheduled home game in September to allow for the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs possibly hosting an NFL season-opener. The Royals announced they will move the scheduled September 10 early afternoon game against the Oakland A's to the afternoon of September 8 ahead of a scheduled night game on the same date. The move was made to allow for the possibility the Chiefs would serve as hosts for the NFL 2020 season opener on the Thursday evening at Arrowhead Stadium, adjacent to the Royals' home ballpark, Kauffman Stadium.

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier. The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.

Kansas City Royals alter schedule to clear way for Chiefs’ Thursday opener

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

The Kansas City Royals have changed their schedule to clear the way for the Chiefs to host the NFL's opening game on Thursday, September 10. The Royals had a game scheduled for that day, which would have made things tricky for the Chiefs to play as well because the two teams' stadiums are next to each other and share parking. “Today, the Royals announce a schedule change during the series against the Oakland Athletics this September in order to accommodate the Kansas City Chiefs potentially opening at home at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday, September 10,” the Royals said in their statement.

What Just Happened? Vol. 81

Friday, February 7th, 2020

They don't play college football games in February, so recruiting wins are the only ones available, and Missouri's new coach deserved to celebrate after beating Alabama and Texas for the signature of cornerback Ennis Rakestraw of Duncanville, Texas. Winning a recruiting battle against Alabama is a big deal and so is pulling a Texas native away from the Longhorns. It was a needed boost for a recruiting class that suffered because of NCAA restrictions and a coaching change.

Royals ex-owner Glass dies at 84

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Former Kansas City Royals owner David Glass died last week at the age of 84, the team confirmed Friday. Glass, who bought the Royals for $96 million in April 2000, died on Jan. 9 from complications of pneumonia, according to his family. In a statement released on Twitter, new owner John Sherman, a local businessman who bought the team from the Glass family in November, said, "Like so many Kansas Citians, I am deeply saddened by the news of David's passing.

A’s waste late lead to Royals, lead over Tampa Bay down to 1

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Brett Phillips hit a tying home run off Hendricks in the ninth, Adalberto Mondesi followed with an RBI double and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-5 on Monday night to end the Athletics' six-game winning streak. It felt like I was making some pitches when I needed to but not enough,'' Hendriks said. I fell behind a couple times and had to kind of groove them a fastball.

A’s take on Royals in Oakland

Monday, September 16th, 2019

The Kansas City Royals continue baseball's toughest finishing schedule Monday night against the team with the easiest wrap-up slate when they open a week-long trip with a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics. The Royals (55-95) flew into Oakland on Sunday night just as the Kansas City Chiefs were flying out following a 28-10 thumping of the Raiders in an NFL matchup. Unlike the powerful Chiefs, the Royals packed a losing streak for their flight, one that consisted of 4-1, 6-1 and 12-3 home losses to first-place Houston.